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The remainder of the Klamath County School District offices will relocate to the district's new facility on Greensprings Drive. (Photo: Klamath County School District)

Klamath County School District moves into new buildings

Klamath County School District is moving to a new location.   The district bought the old Living Epistles property on Greensprings Drive in July 2014 for about $2 million.   They’ve been gradually moving its operations to the site, with transportation, maintenance, printing, and warehouse facilities already moved out to the two buildings on the...
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4th Of July Safety Tips From The Red Cross

Portland, Ore. – For many in the Northwest, the 4th of July holiday meansenjoying the great outdoors, cook-outs with family and friends and fireworks celebrations. But festivities this holiday weekend can also come with risks. Since June 1, the local Red Cross has responded to help 215 people displaced by 56 separate fire incidents, several of...
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ODOT Revamps Its Site And Wants Your Feedback

Salem, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Transportation has redesigned their website – www.oregon.gov/odot. The new site offers a fresh new look and easier navigation. They’re now using a responsive design which means you’ll find the same information whether you’re using your desktop, tablet or smartphone. Key features include enhanced search to help you...
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New Ag Chapter At KCC Helps Bridge The Gap Between Farm And Fridge

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath Community College students are cultivating awareness about agriculture and have established the first collegiate Farm Bureau chapter in Oregon. The chapter was established this past May and will replace KCC’s Future Farmers of America chapter, according to ag student and chapter president Victoria Flowers. Flowers said the chapter aims...
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One dead, one hurt in head-on crash near Oakridge Saturday

A 65-year old Oakridge man died Saturday morning when his car was hit by an oncoming vehicle. The accident happened at about 7:40 AM, according to Oregon State Police. First responders were called out to Highway 58 near milepost 29 just outside of Oakridge where Troopers say a 1999 Lexus Sedan driven by 45-year...
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Buyer Beware: Oregon Construction Contractor Board Finds 83 Suspected Violations

Salem, Ore. – During a recent multi-state enforcement action targeting the construction industry, Oregon Construction Contractor Board (CCB) officials visited 380 job sites and found 83 suspected violations of illegal construction  The Oregon “sweeps” of job sites occurred in early June, when CCB investigators showed up unannounced at job sites in the Bend area...
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Infant dies in 2-car accident on Highway 97

(Note: story has been corrected to indicate that investigators believe alcohol contributed to the accident.) A 9-month old infant died in a 2-car accident on Highway 97 in Jefferson County Friday evening. Oregon State Police say the collision happened just before 5:00 p.m. when a 2012 Ford Escape tried making  a left turn onto...
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One dead in head-on accident on Highway 230

A head-on accident on Highway 230 near Diamond Lake claimed the life of an Eagle Point man, Friday.  Oregon State Troopers say the accident happened near Milepost 22 when a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado pulling a utility trailer eastbound veered into oncoming traffic colliding with another car. The driver in the other car, 56-year old...
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One dead in Highway 97 collision

One person died, two others were injured in a head-on crash on Highway 97 near Chiloquin Friday afternoon. According to Oregon State Police Troopers, the wreck was reported at 3:05 p.m. near milepost 259, along the Upper Klamath Lake. Troopers say a 1992 Ford Tempo, operated by Gregory John Guidi, age 63, of Klamath...
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Cascade Health Alliance (CHA) Partners With Klamath Community College

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Cascade Health Alliance (CHA) has donated $50-thousand dollars to sponsor a workforce training room in Klamath Community College’s new Work Skills Technology Center (WSTC). CHA sponsored the classroom as part of the “Completing the Transformation” campaign,which is underway to raise $650-thousand dollars to purchase equipment for the college’s new WSTC....
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